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May 29, 2017

What is the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival?

With a history over 2,000 years, the Dragon Boat Festival, also known as Duanwu Festival (端午节), is steeped in tradition and legend. The holiday commemorates Qu Yuan, a Chinese poet and patriot who lived from 340-278 BCE.

March 23, 2017

Are you smarter than a 15-year-old student?

Every three years, the OECD conducts an assessment of education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students in science, reading and mathematics. Try our quiz to test your skills.

March 14, 2017

Candidates for HK top office spar in heated debate

It started off with waves, smiles and friendly handshakes. But that didn’t last long:T he three candidates crossed swords in a two-hour debate, directing questions at each other for the first time since the start of the campaign.